Police: Weathersfield man charged with fatally shooting roommate

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Ian Payne is being held in jail on $1 million bond

WEATHERSFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – A man is charged with murder after police responded to a deadly shooting in Weathersfield Wednesday night.

Ian Payne, 29, of Weathersfield, was taken to the Trumbull County Jail.

Weathersfield Township police were called to a home in the 100 block of Barcelona Drive in the Lake Park Estates around 11:25 p.m. When officers arrived, they said the victim was dead.

According to a 911 call, Payne told dispatchers the 27-year-old victim was his roommate.

In the video above, you can hear him tell the 911 dispatcher the gun went off during an argument and the victim was shot in the head.

The Trumbull County dog warden has also confirmed police shot a dog in the home when responding to the call.

It’s not clear at this time if the dog was aggressive or what type of dog it was.

The Trumbull County Homicide Task Force and the Trumbull County Coroner’s Office is helping with the investigation.

Payne was arraigned by video Thursday morning and remains in jail on $1 million bond.

Weathersfield home Barcelona Drive where murder took place.
Site of fatal shooting in Weathersfield.

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